Lahore: The new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has made it clear that he will deal with an iron hand with players who bring a bad name to Pakistan with their illegal and unethical behaviour.
Since I was appointed Chairman of the board on October 11, people have been calling me up from all over the world and urging me to bring in improvement to Pakistan cricket and the board, he said.
One thing is clear in my mind, I will not tolerate any groupings or monopoly, either in the board or in the national team. There is no question of compromise on this issue.
Secondly, it is a fact that some cricketers have been responsible for bringing a bad name to Pakistan and Pakistanis all over the world, and I can only tell those players that they will be dealt with an iron hand and no leniency will be shown to them, he added....more
04:31 PM, Mar 12, 2008
Chennai: Mumbai Indians' stand-in captain Harbhajan Singh termed his team's Champions League T20 triumph as a "great achievement" considering the fact they didn't have lot of top players, including master batsman Sachin Tendulkar. "Not many people gave us a chance at the start of the tournament. If we can achieve so much without having players like Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma and Munaf Patel, just think about what we can do...
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